Brighton & Hove Albion
Stadium: Withdean Stadium
Brighton & Hove Albion Competitive match results1
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Last updated 18:50, February 5, 2011 (UTC).

Bristol Rovers and Brighton have met on 109 occasions in the Football League and national cup competitions. The first Football League meeting between the clubs came on 25 September 1930, after both clubs moved from the Southern League to the newly-created Football League Division Three, a game that Rovers won 3-1 at Eastville.

Rovers famously beat Brighton 8-2 in 1973, when Brian Clough was Albion manager.


  • Last meeting: 5 February 2011 - Bristol Rovers 2–4 Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Biggest win: 29 November 1952 - Bristol Rovers 7-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Biggest loss: 29 January 1927 - Brighton & Hove Albion 7-0 Bristol Rovers
  • Highest aggregate score: 1 December 1973 - Brighton & Hove Albion 2-8 Bristol Rovers

Players who represented both clubsEdit

A number of players have played for both Bristol Rovers and Brighton & Hove Albion. A small selection of the most recent ones is listed below.

Past meetingsEdit

Details of the most recent meetings between Brighton and Bristol Rovers are given below.

17 October 1995Football League TrophyBrighton & Hove Albion0-2Bristol Rovers
28 October 1995Division TwoBrighton & Hove Albion2-0Bristol Rovers
6 April 1996Division TwoBristol Rovers1-0Brighton & Hove Albion
12 August 2003League CupBristol Rovers0-1Brighton & Hove Albion
24 August 2004League CupBrighton & Hove Albion1-2Bristol Rovers
6 October 2007League OneBrighton & Hove Albion0-0Bristol Rovers
26 April 2008League OneBristol Rovers0-2Brighton & Hove Albion
16 August 2008League OneBrighton & Hove Albion1-1Bristol Rovers
21 April 2009League OneBristol Rovers1-2Brighton & Hove Albion
26 September 2009League OneBristol Rovers1-1Brighton & Hove Albion
24 April 2010League OneBrighton & Hove Albion2–1Bristol Rovers
20 November 2010League OneBrighton & Hove Albion2–2Bristol Rovers
5 February 2011League OneBristol Rovers2–4Brighton & Hove Albion